Sir William Booth, Knight

Male 1540 - 1579  (~ 39 years)


Personal Information    |    Media    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name William Booth 
    Title Sir 
    Suffix Knight 
    Born 0___ 1540  Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Will 0___ 1579  (Greater Manchester, Cheshire, England) Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Also Known As William Bothe, William Bouthe  [2
    Died 28 Nov 1579  Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried 8 Dec 1579  Bowdon, Greater Manchester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I32422  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2015 

    Father George Booth,   b. 18 Dec 1515, Dunham Massey, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1543, Dunham Massey, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Trafford,   b. 0___ 1520, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1582, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 20 May 1536  (Cheshire) England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5
    Family ID F11843  Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth Warburton,   b. 0___ 1546, Arley Bothy, Warburton, Chester, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0Dec 1628, (Cheshire) England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married ~ 1566  Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 7
    Children 
     1. George Booth
     2. Edmund Booth
     3. John Booth,   bur. 1 Aug 1644
     4. Robert Booth
     5. Peter Booth,   b. 0___ 1576,   d. (~ 1580)
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F11842  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 0___ 1540 - Cheshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - ~ 1566 - Cheshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 0___ 1579 - (Greater Manchester, Cheshire, England) Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Nov 1579 - Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 Dec 1579 - Bowdon, Greater Manchester, Cheshire, England Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Maps 
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Documents
    Last Will and Testament of Sir William Booth (1540-1579)
    Last Will and Testament of Sir William Booth (1540-1579)
    Abstracted in by Stefani Hennessee, November 29, 2015, source citation: https://ia801305.us.archive.org/26/items/cu31924092524374/cu31924092524374.pdf and entered December 4, 2015
    'A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerages of England, Ireland, and ...', by John Burke, Bernard,
    "A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerages of England, Ireland, and ...", by John Burke, Bernard,

    This abstraction was submitted by Stefani Hennessee, November 29, 2015, entered December 4, 2015 by David A. Hennessee

    https://books.google.com/books?id=0alfAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA67&lpg=PA67&dq=booth+-+barons+delamere&source=bl&ots=GBCVxhMftS&sig=NYV0QFAdTVBmOlxvXYi14tGLcsk&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiUs-vExMfJAhUK6yYKHW0nDDUQ6AEIWzAP#v=onepage&q=booth%20-%20barons%20delamere&f=false

  • Notes 
    • Booth Family Genealogies
      See the Brief Description of this material [?]
      Archives described on the Archives Hub are held in repositories across the UK

      Email the repository for more information
      View the location of the repository
      More about accessing these materials
      Email this Description
      View XML | View PDF | View Text
      Share on twitterShare on facebookShare on emailShare on favoritesMore Sharing Services
      0
      This material is held at The University of Manchester, The John Rylands University Library
      Reference Number(s) GB 133 Eng MS 1181
      Dates of Creation 1954
      Name of Creator Name of Author: William Henry Booth
      Language of Material English
      Physical Description 1 volume (ii + 52 + ii folios); 420 x 348 mm. Binding: half-morocco binding, buckram-covered boards.
      Scope and Content

      The volume contains Booth Genealogies, A.D. 1275-1954 - with Memoranda and Notes, being a collection of genealogical tables showing the descents of various branches of the Booth family in Britain and the United States from the medieval period to the 20th century. According to an inscription on the opening page, it was compiled by "Redivalls", William Henry Booth, of Hatfield, Salisbury, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland [now Harare, Zimbabwe]. The family trees are preceded by an index and a foreword in which the author states that "This Book has been specially written for the Rt. Hon. The Earl of Stamford, the present owner of the ancient estates, etc. of the family of Booth of Dunham Massey."

      Administrative / Biographical History

      The Booth family held Dunham Massey for over three hundred years, from the early fifteenth century until the mid eighteenth century, when they were succeeded by the Greys, Earls of Stamford. The Booth family acquired the manor of Barton on Irwell in Lancashire towards the end of the thirteenth century. The family produced a number of churchmen in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, including two bishops, of Exeter and Hereford, and numerous archdeacons and rectors, besides the two archbishops of York.

      The barony and manor of Dunham Massey came into the possession of the Booth family through Sir Robert Booth (d 1460). During the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries the Booths seem to have married predominantly into gentry families from Cheshire and south Lancashire, such as Venables of Bollin, Dutton of Dutton, Ashton of Ashton under Lyne, Butler of Bewsey near Warrington, Trafford of Trafford, Warburton of Arley, and Carrington of Carrington. Before the end of the sixteenth century the Booths had acquired the whole manor of Ashton.

      Sir William Booth (1540-1579) served as sheriff of Cheshire 1570-1, and was returned as a member for Cheshire in 1571. His son, Sir George Booth (1566-1652), served as sheriff of Cheshire twice, in 1596-7 and 1621-2, and as sheriff of Lancashire in 1622-3. George Booth (1622-1684) had a remarkable political career, rising in 1659 in support of the restoration. George Booth (1675-1758), 2nd Earl of Warrington, married Mary Oldbury, the daughter of a wealthy London merchant. Their only daughter, Mary (1704-1772), married Harry Grey, 4th Earl of Stamford. The estates were entailed after Mary's death in 1772 to her son, George Harry Grey, 5th Earl of Stamford. [8]

  • Sources 
    1. [S45140] The Dowling Family Genealogy | http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=dowfam3&id=I129244.

    2. [S8676] "A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerages of England, Ireland, and ...", by John Burke, Bernard, beginning with.

    3. [S8681] http://thehennesseefamily.com/media/William_Booth_s_will.pdf.

    4. [S49640] http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I118628&tree=EuropeRoyalNobleHous.

    5. [S49639] http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I118630&tree=EuropeRoyalNobleHous.

    6. [S49655] http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=dowfam3&id=I7021.

    7. [S8683] "Complete Baronetage", edited by G. E. Cokayne, Volume I, 1611-1625, beginning with page 14; https://ia801305.us.archive.

    8. [S8682] Stefani Hennessee, commentary added Friday, December 4, 2015, appended December 5, 2015 by David A. Hennessee,.